Press Support Plate Librarian   IN   Fullerton, CA   AT   Multi-Color U.S.

Date Posted: 5/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multi-Color is one of the largest and most awarded label companies in the world, servicing segments such as Home & Personal Care, Food & Beverage, Wine & Spirits and Consumer Durables. A true global leader, our state-of-the-art facilities operate in over 26 countries.  

Our 10,000+ employees are guided by our core values: Integrity, Passion, Creativity, Perseverance and Achievement. These values constantly guide our interactions and decision making at Multi-Color!

Join us today! 

Title:                       Plate Librarian


Department:          Pre-Press


Reports to:            Graphic Arts Manager


Classification:       Hourly and Full Time


Location:               Fullerton, CA


Position Objective

The Plate Librarian is responsible for maintaining the inventory and catalog of press plates that are used in the print room. This includes pulling and assembling plate jackets for kitting and maintaining the library inventory. The plate librarian prioritizes job jackets to meet press room needs. The ideal candidate will have experience working in an filing room.  Join our team today!

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to follow Vision Press Schedule and pull all order in a timely manner.

  • Check plates for defects, such as worn plate, missing type, cracks and creases.

  • Complete proper paperwork for standard work and pharmaceutical orders, such as Frst Article Sign-Off sheet.

  • Make sure plate jackets are updated with current labels.

  • Communicate effectively in one-on-one and small group situations to Customer Service Reps, plate makers, and the Art Department.

  • Prepare plate transfers between WSPG plants.

  • Scan all orders in.  Sort by date, working one week ahead.

  • Find plates in gray folder for every order and update the folders as needed.

  • Once plates are checked and approved scan order out.

  • Find all part numbers for order requiring art.

  • Check existing plates and comments.

  • Process all pink slip requests from customer service or art.

  • Alert scheduling to have orders run together that have similar plates, dies, etc.

  • Manage CPD Filing Perform Job Costing Extracts.

  • Log Countermeasures.

  • Update training matrix with new training data

  • Submit work orders.

  • Run daily management reports.



  • Able to function successfully in a self-managed environment

  • Excellent skills are required in reading, writing, spoken communication, and math (arithmetic, percentages, decimals and fractions, use of a ruler)

  • High level of Excel skills required

  • Comfortable working with and able to learn new computer skills.

  • Effective communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent multitasking and problem solving skills

    Physical environment/working conditions: Print shop manufacturing, sitting 80%, standing 20%, walking 20%, pulling 30%, and lifting 50%.

If you need special assistance or an accommodation in applying, please contact our Human Resources Department at  

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or  applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly


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